Completed....'Rounding the North Cape'....HMS King George V ...spanner570's £5 Cosford build.

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Here is my finished 'entry' for this Cosford fun build.

H.M.S King George V is slowly rounding The North Cape on her way to Murmansk to re-fuel after Russian Convoy duties in the North Sea.
Modelled on a piece of tile, with polyfilla ice. I ran a small bead of clear silicone around the hull of the ship and squashed it onto the base, and where the stuff splurged out I worked it with a small nail into the small waves.

I've had to wait for a suitable sky, then I simply tilted the base upwards....and snapped away!

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A Luftwaffe view....
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The sun went behind the clouds for a short time, so I pointed the camera directly at it and here is the result - No trickery, just a surprisingly nice sillywet!
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......and to finish!
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I hope you approved of the finished model. It was fun building in such a small scale.

Thanks for looking,
Ron
 

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Cheers Dave, glad you like the diddy ship!

....sorry folks, I forgot to include this for fun, 'period' b/w shot.

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Cheers all,
Ron
 

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That is absolutely beautiful and the last PIC gives it a real atmosphere.:smiling3:
I love it
 

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Once again the finished pictures totally deceive the eye, you would never know that you werent looking at pics of the real thing or at the very least a very large model on a photoshopped real sea! Your mastery of the sea dio is not acheivable for us mere mortals -its black magic , like the people who can paint faces , its witch craft I tell you!! Anyway its a real pleasure to see such a superb result for such a small outlay , i love it! Cheers tony
 

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WOW
Ron you have done it again amazing
 

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Thanks for your amazing posts on my model ship, folks.
I really do appreciate every one of them.

Cheers,
Ron
 

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fantastic,wok,Ron,on a wee,ship,looks great,
real do like how you used the sky,what a great tip,and use of nature light,;)
 
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Fantastic diorama, Ron, with great photos. The tiny ship looks even better with the rigging!
 

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brilliant

had me thinking it was a bigger scale til that last pic
 

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That is brilliant. The model is great, but the 'cold' sea is so important to the overall finish. You mind's eye is something to behold......
 

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Monica, Doug, Paul and Colin. Thanks for your excellent comments, all good stuff.

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That is one fantastic build Ron, I really like this one looks spot on.
Everything's done so good had to look twice to see it was a model.
Amazing pics really set it off
 

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Thanks ever so much Stuart. Your comments make for a nice end to the day.......Cheesy or what?!
 

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Another fantastic build Ron and topped off with some fantastic photos.
 

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Thanks for the nice comments, Ian. I'm glad you like the finished model.
 

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Fan-ron-tastic! Always love your seascapes Ron and your builds, this is no exception, wonderful model and setting.
 

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Cheers Si.
Reading such great comments from a 'boater' is just that little bit special.
 

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Lovely photographs Ron. The're quite moody and cold, the one with the sun behind the ship is a calendar shot. Great job on the seascape, makes me feel a bit chilly!
 
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